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CES Las Vegas 2019: Rinspeed presents the advanced “Snap” ecosystem with the “microSNAP”

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With the “Snap,” presented at the CES in Las Vegas in early 2018, Swiss powerhouse of ideas Rinspeed for the first time presented a vehicle, where the chassis (“Skateboards“) and bodies (“Pods”) can be swapped out at any time. “Think mighty micro!” is now the new Rinspeed motto at the CES 2019. Company head Frank M. Rinderknecht has shrunk the “Snap” into the “microSNAP” with the dimensions of a Renault Twizy. And for the first time, Rinspeed demonstrates a fully automated robot station that joins and separates chassis and bodies autonomously. Experts refer to this step in car production where…

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40th participation of Rinspeed at the Geneva Motor Show (1979 – 2018)

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Not many other companies have been able to show this continuity of presence at a world fair. In 2018, for the 40th time on the shores of Lac Leman, Rinspeed will bring its novelty - this time the Rinspeed "Snap" - into the limelight. The first time a turbo-charged and personalized Golf I with sunroof was exhibited in the old halls in the Plain-Palais - in white. Even then, white was one of the fashionable and trendy colors. In between lie many color cycles and dozens of novelties and world premieres. One of the highlights was certainly the "sQuba" which in…

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CES Las Vegas 2018: Rinspeed Snap – the sum of its parts is greater than the whole

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Snap - Let it click! Self-driving cars, stuffed full of short-lived IT components, will help solve the transport problems in urban areas in the foreseeable future - and not just there. To this end, Swiss powerhouse of ideas Rinspeed has designed an elaborate and unparalleled mobility ecosystem in its latest concept car, the "Snap." Rinspeed boss Frank M. Rinderknecht makes the hardware and software, which is bound to be outdated quickly, part of the high-wear chassis ("skateboard") - and separates it from the durable passenger safety cell ("pod"). From now on, they both will go their separate ways - whereby…

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